Mar. 18, 2014

Michelle Obama to visit China, focus on education

Given other economic and environmental problems, however, education is not high on the minds of the Chinese public.

Mar. 4, 2014

Many Russians agree that it is natural for them to have an empire

In a spring 2012 survey, 44% of Russians agreed that a Russian empire is natural.

Feb. 19, 2014

Americans’ views of Mexico, Canada diverge as Obama attends ‘Three Amigos’ summit

President Obama meets with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts at a time when the U.S. public has a positive view of Canada, but more lukewarm feelings toward Mexico.

Feb. 18, 2014

Which developing nation leads on mobile payments? Kenya

A majority of Kenyans make or receive payments using cell phones.

Feb. 13, 2014

Emerging nations catching up to U.S. on technology adoption, especially mobile and social media use

Within a remarkably short period of time, some developing nations are catching up to the U.S. in technology use.

Feb. 6, 2014

Russia’s moral barometer: Homosexuality unacceptable, but drinking, less so

Nearly three-quarters of the Russian population (72%) think that homosexuality is morally unacceptable, with only 18% saying it is acceptable or not a moral issue.

Jan. 31, 2014

Countdown to Sochi Olympics: What the world thinks of Russia

Russia is hoping that the Sochi Olympics will showcase the country, but when it comes to global public opinion toward Russia, much of the world has unfavorable or mixed views.

Jan. 23, 2014

World Economic Forum survey identifies top 10 global risks for 2014

Jan. 8, 2014

How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public

Even as publics in many of the surveyed Muslim-majority countries express a clear preference for women to dress conservatively, many also say women should be able to decide for themselves what to wear.

Nov. 20, 2013

Experts rank the top 10 global trends